How Much Do Music Artists Earn Online? →
infographic showing how many sales or downloads an artist needs every month to make minimum wage. (Example, an artist would need to have 4,053,110 streams a month on Spotify to make $1,160 in income.) This was mentioned on TWIT episode 310
Walking Papers →
Print maps, draw on them, scan them back in and help OpenStreetMap improve its coverage of local points of interests and street detail. Walking Papers is a product of Stamen Design’s Michal Migurski.
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I’ll put it this way, brother: You’ve got to be a thermostat rather than a...– Do you want to be a thermostat, or a thermometer? I like this image of a thermostat vs a thermometer as a metaphor for leaders. It also reminds me of “Are you the scanner or the barcode” by Cory Doctorow from Make volume 22 http://makezine.com/22/ (The article is not online.) (Cornell...
Running an organization is difficult in and of itself, no matter what its goals....– Shirky on change and the org, from Here Comes Everybody
Urgency is becoming increasingly important because change is shifting from...– p. 82, Kotter, John P, A Sense of Urgency, Harvard Business Press, 2008.
…Leading firms’ most profitable customers generally don’t want, and indeed...– p. 134, Christensen, Clayton M, The Inventor’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, 1997.
Greg and Connie were born in New Jersey, but from the moment the Internet...– Jonathan Lebed’s Extracurricular Activities - New York Times
Amazon sells the same products as competitors such as Barnesandnoble.com, and...– What Is Web 2.0 - O’Reilly Media (I love the notion of “making a science of user engagement” being the key differentiator. I’m reflecting on a social media strategy charrette I was just in where the client was confused about why their >$1M website only had 1,000 visits a...
…Web 2.0 companies set inclusive defaults for aggregating user data and...– What Is Web 2.0 - O’Reilly Media (I’m thinking about how to give advice to a team contemplating an ambitious social tagging project…)
smithsonian commons prototype →
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Mobile quote is goodness– Thing mcdoo
me: I like oranges
you: No, you don't